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Leaves instead of Needles -- German Forests in Transition

In Germany, deciduous forests are replacing coniferous ones. But what's to become of all the hardwood? There’s interest from China, and many Germans use it for firewood. Only the sawmill industry is concerned. There are few hardwood lumber mills in Germany, and little opportunity for them to make money with wood domestically.

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Report by Jürgen Schneider